Episode 150 – December 16, 2018

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We recognize the third Sunday of Advent and the expectation of Christmas with the Christmas Oratorio of Camille Saint-Saëns and other works for the season.
Hosts: Mark Scholtz, Bill Stein, Brent Johnson

Title: Improvisation – In dulci jubilo
Organist: Julian Wachner
Album: The Snow Lay on the Ground – ARSIS CD 180
Organ: 2003 III/0 Marshall and Ogletree, Trinity Wall Street, New York City, New York, USA

Title: Christmas Oratorio, op. 12 – Prélude (Dans le style de Sébastian Bach)

  • Prélude (Dans le style de Sébastian Bach)
  • Récit et Choeur
  • Air
  • Air et Choeur
  • Duo
  • Chouer
  • Trio
  • Quatuor
  • Quintette et Choeur
  • Choeur
  • Composer: Camille Saint-Saëns
    Organist: Frederick Hohman
    Album: A Saint-Saëns Sort of Christmas – Pro Organo CD 7040
    Organ: 1983 II/32 Reuter, Holy Name of Jesus Church, San Francisco, California, USA

    Title: Noel in G-major
    Composer: Louis-Claude Daquin
    Organist: Eberhard Kraus
    Album: Christmas Organ Music of the Baroque – Vienna Master Series 446143-2

    Title: Rhapsodie sur des Noëls
    Composer: Eugéne Gigout
    Organist: Philip Rushforth
    Album: Carols From Trinity – Conifer Classics 75605 51754 2
    Organ: 1975 III/61 Metzler, Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, England
    Sheetmusic: PDF Purchase sheetmusic